Cullen Hendrix
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics and Nonresident Senior Research Fellow, Center for Climate & Security

Cullen S. Hendrix is senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and nonresident senior research fellow at the Center for Climate & Security. He is currently on leave from the Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver.

His 30+ peer-reviewed articles on the relationships between international markets, natural resources, and conflict, as well as the economic and security implications of climate change, have appeared in journals ranging from Nature, Nature Climate Change, Biological Reviews, Ecology and Society, Marine Policy, and Global Environmental Change to the British Journal of Political Science, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Political Geography, and Journal of Peace Research. He is coauthor, with Marcus Noland, of Confronting the Curse: The Economics and Geopolitics of Natural Resource Governance (2014).

In addition, Hendrix has authored reports published by or consulted for organizations including the Asian Development Bank, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the National Intelligence Council, Oxfam America, USAID, and the World Food Programme, among others. He was a contributing author to the 2022 IPCC report, for which he assessed the implications of climate change for threats to peace and human mobility.